• $1.8 million for Linden NGSA students

    On Sunday last, $1.8Million was committed to assisting two students of Linden, who gained entrance to top schools at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

  • 2017 NGSA commences today

    Pupils across the country will from today commence the 2017 sitting of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA). The scheduled assessment will be conducted today [Wednesday April 12] and tomorrow [Thursday April 13].

    The assessment is designed to determine where pupils are likely to undertake their secondary education.

  • 2017 NGSA commences today

    Pupils across the country will from today commence the 2017 sitting of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA). The scheduled assessment will be conducted today [Wednesday April 12] and tomorrow [Thursday April 13].

    The assessment is designed to determine where pupils are likely to undertake their secondary education.

  • 2017 NGSA results…Unfair match between public and private schools – says CEO

    There remains an unfair match between public and private schools. This assertion was made by Chief Education Officer [CEO], Mr Marcel Hutson, when the Ministry announced the results of the National Grade Sixnews 20170705
    According to Hutson, although it has been ascertained that the private schools normally outdo the public schools, it has also been recognised that the private schools are really not that impacting at the assessment.
  • 2017 NGSA results…“Peculiar circumstances” allowed for “specialised treatment” at hinterland schools – CEO

    Some regions operate under “peculiar circumstances.” This observation was taken note of when the Ministry of Education sought to implement an Emergency Action Plan geared at improving the performances in the Mathematics segment of the National Grade Six Assessment [NGSA].news 20170717
  • A proud community – Albouystown youths shine at NGSA

    Persons are not always defined by where they were born or the circumstances of their birth. In Albouystown, a community which is often stigmatized, several students are being celebrated for their outstanding performance at the recent National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).news 20170726
  • Alex Muntaz tops Region Top

    Topping the National Grade six Assessment [NGSA] in Region Two this year, is 11-year-old Alex Muntaz, student of the C V Nunes Primary School.

  • Aspiring doctor from Belvedere Primary is Region 6 top student

    A twelve year old boy of Belvedere Primary, located along the Corentyne, is this year’s top student for his region at the recent National Grade Six Assessment Examination.
    Matthew Ramlochan of 154 Belvedere, Corentyne, Berbice, was all smiles when this publication spoke with him last Friday.news 20170703
  • Aspiring doctor rewarded

    news 20180706Eleven-year-old, Farzana Bacchus seems like any other pupil who has performed well at the 2018 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) examinations – ready to take the next step in achieving her dream of being a doctor.

  • Aspiring writer tops 2018 NGSA

    Eleven-year-old Nalia Rahaman is thrilled at her success at this year’s NGSA. The Westfield Prep student attained what the Ministry of Education today described as a “perfect” score of 529.

  • Boys dominate top 10 NGSA performance for Regions Five and Six

    The top ten performers for Regions Five and Six boasted a significant number of boys despite the disparity between boys and girls passing the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

  • Careful planning led to One Mile’s NGSA success

    The One Mile Primary School located on the Wismar shore of Linden celebrated its outstanding performance at the 2018 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA). Out of Upper Demerara-Berbice’s top 10, One Mile Primary copped seven of those spaces including the first and second position.

  • Celebrating our future!

    – National Award Ceremony honours outstanding performance

    ̶ Education Ministry continues to create opportunities for every child

  • Education COI extended to March month end

    The Commission of Inquiry which is being conducted into the public education system, was supposed to have been completed by December last, and submitted to the Education Minister, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine. news 20170305The Minister told

    this newspaper on Wednesday that the commission, which was supposed to have been completed four months after it commenced in April last year, would need some more time.

  • Education Minister surprises NGSA students with kites

    news 20180329 5In keeping with the culture of the Easter Holiday, Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry today visited several schools in the Georgetown area to distribute a number of kites for the Easter Holiday to unsuspecting students finishing their National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

  • Education Minister visit schools as NGSA 2018 begins

    news 20180328 3As the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2018 begins, Minister of Education Hon. Nicolette Henry and Chief Education Officer (CEO) Mr. Marcel Hutson visited Rama Krishna, North Georgetown and St Margret’s Primary Schools to give support to the children sitting the two-day examination. 

  • Education Ministry and Ansa McAl honour top NGSA students

    ─ ‘A good example of teamwork’ – Min. Henry

    ─ Parents lauded, students encouraged to strive for excellence

    The top 15 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2018 performers, along with the top ten regional students were today honoured by the Ministry of Education and Ansa McAl.

  • Education sector benefiting from US$6M improvement project

    news 20180522 4A phased revision of public schools curricula will be among the key tactics employed to realize improved performances of students within the education system.

    This deliberate move will be implemented through the Guyana Education Sector Improvement Project (GESIP) which is being executed by the Ministry of Education. The project, which is receiving funding from the World Bank to the tune of US$6 million, is designed to target students at the nursery, primary and lower secondary levels.

  • English jumps to 60% at NGSA

    …stellar performances recorded in hinterland

  • English results much improved in Grade Six exams

    There has been a marked improvement in English by students sitting the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

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